RARE FORMED BRACKET BASE 18TH CENTURY BOSTON FEDERAL PERIOD BOW FRONT DRESSER IN FIGURED MAHOGANY WITH SATINWOOD AND COCOBOLO BAND INLAY
With Bay Colony Antiques highest compliments we take the utmost pleasure in bringing you one of the very best Chippendale/Federal period late 18th Century mahogany reverse bracket based bow front mahogany chest of drawers being offered in the United States. This stunning dresser has all its original Eagle embossed brasses, crisp cock bead molded drawers with highly crafted remarkable cocobolo and satinwood cross banded inlays. The chest is built out of the finest figured mahogany in a great finish and French Polish. In every detail and aspect the very best quality chest of drawers made in Boston during the late 18th Century. It's as aesthetically pleasing as finely built. Setting this chest a part in its own category is the very interesting configuration of its attached frame base with its opposing bracket footed base forming dramatic Cupid's Bows side panel cut outs. This piece comes to us from the collection of a South Shore Massachusetts gentleman who obtained it from the de-accession of the collection of the noted author from Marshfield, Massachusetts. This chest functions with a crisp smooth drawer action and has been extremely well cared for throughout its lifetime. It retains all its glue blocks and remains one of the best period dressers we have offered on eBay. We continue to push the envelope in bringing you the very finest furniture in America at realistic prices. Chests on this tier still realize prices twice this at competently conducted major important American Furniture sales. Its format is so rare that this is one of the few specimens ever to make it to the market place. This magnificent chest is 40" long, 21" wide and 34" tall.